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Leviathan: The World's Greatest Ship, Vol. 3 - 1976 by Frank O. Braynard

The Story of the LEVIATHAN
By FRANK O. BRAYNARD

Leviathan: The World's Greatest Ship, Vol. 3 - 1976 by Frank O. Braynard

This book is dedicated to William Francis Gibbs and his brother Frederic H. Gibbs, and to the Robert L. Hague Merchant Marine Industries Post; and to Irving H. Jones and Harry Wright, two generous LEVIATHAN engineers, and to the LEVIATHAN Veterans Associa­tion—with sincere gratitude.
Published by the South Street Seaport Museum, 16 Fulton Street, N.Y., N.Y. 10038 — 1976.
Copyright by Frank O. Braynard
Library of Congress Card Catalogue No. 72-85207
Other books by the author:
LIVES OF THE LINERS
FIFTY YEARS OF NEW YORK SHIPBUILDING CORP.
FAMOUS AMERICAN SHIPS
S.S. SA VANN AH, THE ELEGANT STEAM SHIP
THE STOR Y OF SHIPS
A TUGMANS SKETCHBOOK
FIRE ISLAND TO VENICE
ONE SQUARE MILE
BY THEIR WORKS YE SHALL KNOW THEM LEVIATHAN, VOL. I LEVIATHAN, VOL. II SALT AIRE SKETCHES


Chapter I..... ‘HAIL LEVIATHAN - REDIVIVUS!’ . .     7
Chapter II........... A HURRICANE & FRENCH MENUS      26
Chapter III...................... ENGINE TROUBLE      43
FIRST PICTURE SECTION ............   65
Chapter IV........................ ROBINS REEF .       81
Chapter V WORLD’S FASTEST                      .     .        98
Chapter VI.................... A HINT OF SUCCESS     115
SECOND PICTURE SECTION..........   .133
Chapter VII.................. PROPELLER TROUBLES      ..153
Chapter VIII............ TELEVISION AND POTATOES     174
Chapter IX................ SPEED RECORD CROSSING     190
THIRD PICTURE SECTION  ............ 210
Chapter X..................... LAY UP THREATENED       224
Chapter XI................. ‘MOST GLORIOUS SHIP’     244
Chapter XII.......................... ‘SELL HER’     263
FOURTH PICTURE SECTION............ 281
Chapter XIII............................ PROFITS       302
Chapter XIV............................ SHAKE UP       318
Chapter XV.......................... QUEEN MARIE     334
Chapter XVI...................... RE-ENTER W.F.G       347
NOTES                                        359
INDEX                                        390
CREDITS                                      400


This volume’s jacket is done on Champion Wedgewood, the end leaf is done on Champion Chalice Opaque and the text is done on Champion Carnival Offset. The printing was done by the Adams Group and the author wishes to thank Harvey Brouard, their cordial representative. Thanks also are due to John Kizarr and Don Lamar of Ginny Briggs Associates, who so ably handled the typesetting and layout work. Finally a warm “thank you” to Walter Hamshar who did the proofreading and Margaret Braynard Peabody who did the index.

 

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